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Adesso

1906 Haro St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada
+1 604-568-9975
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
1906 Haro St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Not Cheap BUT not overly expensive and you do get what you pay for. There was a relatively small menu in terms of a main meals choice but this suited me as it was more than big enough for me. We ate inside as the...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I've been coming here for years and the patio is always full in the summertime. Not now. New ownership, new chef, new menu! The patio is as lovely as ever but management wants a chi-chi image: the food is nouvelle cuisine in tiny servings, no...More

1  Thank Agneta D
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Menu was very deceiving for the dinner selections chosen. Small portions with a hefty price attached. Presention of the food was more important that satisfied clients. We have been to Adesso many times before this change - this will be the last visit.

Thank shantina2018
Bradley S, General Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Shantina, Thank-you for your feedback, we would like to hear more about your experience, could you please email me directly at bradley.sample@adessobistro.ca

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Having been to every one of this location’s incarnations, the latest twist is a delectable delight. Don’t come expecting spaghetti bolognese in massive quantities. The new Adesso is an epicurean’s delight. Every taste has been considered and refined. Staff are top notch, knowledgeable and friendly....More

Thank timVancouver
Bradley S, General Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Tim, Thank-you for the kind words, we look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

The good: service was good, and food was tasty. Nothing special, but tasty. Have said that, my overall experience left me feeling annoyed, for spending $135 for 2 people and come away hungry. Unfortunate since it was a birthday celebration. The portions were incredibly small....More

Thank l_coulson
Bradley S, General Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi L_coulson, Thank-you for your feedback, We would like to hear more about your experience. Please email me directly at bradley.sample@adessobistro.ca

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A group of us had dinner there on a Sunday evening for a birthday celebration. The restaurant was quiet for 6 pm, should have been a clue. We all agreed that the portion sizes were incredibly small without a matching price. The food was good,...More

Thank Twanika
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The place was nice, the staff was first rate, the food was very good, but...the portions are SO SMALL we departed HUNGRY. The charcuterie was extremely tasty but SKIMPY. The homemade agnolotti were excellent, but...the serving was SO SMALl. Growing up in an Italian household...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We booked an early evening meal on a Sunday (Fathers Day), anticipating the usual great dinner we have enjoyed at Adesso over the years. The surprise was new management and a new menu, interesting possibilities. Friendly and engaging staff welcomed us. The disappointment came when...More

Thank colonel78
Carey D, Owner at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review Adesso. I understand how change can be difficult at times. Chef Pekka's experience in some of the top restaurants in Vancouver has garnered some amazing reviews. We have duck tortellini that rests on a beautiful...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

A casual neighbourhood gem serving up contemporary cuisine coupled with ambiance and exceptional service whether it be inside or on the welcoming outdoor patio. A caution for some given the limited menu, while each and every item presented was bold in creativity and flavour and...More

1  Thank Dalecorp
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Three weeks before my daughter's wedding there was a SNAFU with the venue for dinner. Brad and his team stepped in and put together a fabulous menu. I had the Halibut which was excellent and another night I had the pasta dish and it too...More

Thank GoinHomeTraveller
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LightPacker275999
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Response from Dirk R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the owner but I believe it just came under new management
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Katiee1980
16 August 2016|
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Response from Nadine W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The servers (we've always had Gavin) are very attentive to little ones, and we always ordered a small custom pasta with broccolini, parmesan and butter - children are welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Haro St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1H7, Canada
    (Gilford)
  • Public Transportation: Robson and Denman Denman and on Georgia St. 2 blocks from the restaurant.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-9975
  • E-mail
Description
We believe in sophisticated but accessible dining — call it ‘complexity without complication’ — set in our intimate dining room, and in the warmer months, on our European-styled patio. Both are natural gathering spots — for our old friends from the neighborhood, and for our new ones from around the globe.
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